Conference Agenda

Cairo, 19 - 20 February 2019

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Feb 1909:00
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Keynote address: The bright future of renewable energy in Egypt

Keynotes
  • Interconnecting the Egyptian grid with neighbouring countries
  • Accelerating the diversification of the energy mix
  • Spurring private sector investment with financial incentives
  • Providing a skilled, well-educated workforce
  • Boosting local manufacturing capacity to enhance economic developmentReserved for the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Egypt
Feb 1909:10
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Feb 1909:20
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Keynote address: Driving interoperability in Arab renewable energy

Keynotes
  • Coordinating Arab policies on integrated planning of energy and expectations of future needs
  • Instilling action programmes in the Arab world in accordance with the global developments in renewable energy
  • Enhancing capacity-building in the Arab countries in the areas of renewable energy and energy efficiency promotion
  • Promoting joint projects in electricity interconnection
Jamila Matar, Energy Department Director, League of Arab StatesEgypt
Feb 1909:40
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International keynote address: Financing sustainable energy projects across MENA: 2019 and beyond

Keynotes
  • Developing strong institutional and regulatory frameworks that incentivise sustainable energy investments
  • Removing key barriers to market development
  • Structuring renewable energy projects to enhance bankability
  • Identifying the right mix of debt and equity infrastructureReserved for the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)
Feb 1910:00
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Keynote address A new paradigm of renewables: the next evolution of solar and wind tech

Keynotes
  • Improving performance and profitability through analytics-based insights: transforming knowledge into power
  • Paving the way towards more effective microgrids
  • Offering AI-powered digital services: re-imagining operational procedures and optimising maintenance strategyReserved for title sponsor
Feb 1911:20
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PANEL Enabling and cultivating embedded energy

The Solar Show
  • Maintaining safety, reliability and security of supply from both CSP and PV resources
  • Building energy communities: the real promise of distributed energy
  • New market entrants disrupting centrally controlled utilities and enabling transactions
  • Improving power system resilience; reducing transmission and distribution losses
Feb 1911:20
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PANEL Powering growth in the MENA wind sector

The Wind Show
  • Tripling regional wind capacity over the next ten years
  • Identifying regulatory challenges that developers face
  • Are current tax incentives and regulations attractive for international investors and developers?
  • Classifying the regulatory treatment of storage assets: are they generation or supply assets?
Feb 1911:20
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PANEL Shining a light on Egypt’s energy potential: the world’s largest solar park

Project Updates
  • Generating 1.8GW by 2019
  • Providing fast-growing Egypt with the clean energy it needs to drive economic growth sustainably
  • Transforming Egypt into a clean energy producer
  • Becoming one of the world’s strongest energy players
  • Opening the door to private sector investments
Eman Rashad Saeed, General Manager for Renewable Private Power Projects, Egyptian Electricity Transmission CompanyEgypt
Essam El-Sayed, Head of Solar Energy Department, New and Renewable Energy Authority (N.R.E.A.)Egypt
Feb 1911:40
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Solar-plus-storage: a new dawn for renewables

The Solar Show
  • Finding the optimal cost solution: financing mechanisms that exist today
  • Solar + storage = a match made in heaven
  • Enabling customers to avoid high utility demand charges
  • Weighing up the cost of CSP and PV power
Feb 1911:40
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Spurring market adoption with government policies, incentives and subsidies

The Wind Show
  • Adopting transparent, consistent and long-term incentives to encourage investments and ensure continuous growth
  • Putting in place efficient financing opportunities: taking a holistic and coordinated approach
  • Developing grid codes: promoting open network access and efficient interconnection
  • Unleashing policies that support tech innovation and energy storage
  • Determining FIT design based on geographic areas
Feb 1911:40
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Sustainable energy trends in the MENA region

Project Updates
  • Reflecting on the recent advancements in the renewable energy sector for the MENA region
  • Questioning the challenges and announcing the driving forces for the adoption of renewable strategies
  • Looking at the trends for solar and wind energy that will shape future projects in the region such as decarbonation, emerging markets and resilience
Mohamed Soliman Alyamany, Chairman, Arab Council for Sustainable EnergyEgypt
Feb 1912:00
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Diversifying and optimising the energy mix

The Solar Show
  • Improving reliability of power supply for consumers and meeting market needs
  • Delivering power to off-the-grid remote infrastructure and facilities fuel demand
  • Identifying inefficiencies of centralised utility power generation model
  • Providing secure, sustainable, competitive and cost-effective energy
Feb 1912:00
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Energy renewables, employment and human capital in the MENA region: Opportunities and constraints

The Wind Show
  • Exploring possible employment opportunities in the renewable energy sector
  • Identifying the main challenges in the MENA labor market
  • Examining potential policy areas to help alleviate the identified labor market constraints
Feb 1912:00
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Recognising Egypt’s $6 billion renewable energy investment opportunity

Project Updates
  • Mobilising private, regional and foreign capital to support the country’s renewable energy sector
  • Assisting debt financing
  • Fostering bilateral agreements between the government and private developers
Feb 1912:10
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Advanced Grid Flexible Solar: Unlocking Full Solar Potential

The Solar Show
  • Examining the advances in Utility-scale PV Plants to address grid stability & reliability concern
  • Provision of grid flexibility from solar plants to reduce demand on thermal generation
  • Re-imagining operational capability of fully dispatchable solar by inclusion of low cost storage
Feb 1912:10
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Effective asset management of wind turbines

The Wind Show
  • Harnessing the power of Industrial Internet to drive higher output, improve services productivity and create new revenue streams
  • Including pricing back-up power where the need arises from intermittent wind power
  • Integrating data from turbine-level and plant-level controls with real-time wind characteristics
  • Adjusting individual turbine operational parameters (pitch angle, tip speed ratio, and rotor speed) to reduce wake losses and increase plant level energy outputEnquire now to sponsor
Feb 1912:10
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Competitiveness of the Egyptian wind power market within the regional context

Project Updates
  • Showcasing why Egypt is an attractive country to invest in
  • Providing an in depth understanding of the current wind power development schemes
  • Weighing up the current BOO, IPP and Feed-in Tariff schemesEnquire now to sponsor
Feb 1912:20
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Project Update Roundtables

Keynotes
Arguably the most important aspect of the show! Join these 40 minute interactive sessions designed to give you a first look at 2019 and 2020 project opportunities, tenders, techniques and technologies being implemented to build networks of the future. Enjoy sessions led by those in charge at key government departments, EPCs and solution providers designed to promote, discuss and debate.
1. Interconnecting the Egyptian grid to the rest of Africa and beyond
Kouamé Kissy Dey, Director of Regional Distribution, CIECote D'Ivoire
2. Transiting to a more independent, diversified energy mix in Jordan
3. Understanding the biggest investment opportunities in Saudi Arabia
4. Building the world’s largest solar power plant: UAE project update
Taher Diab, Senior Director of Strategy and Planning, Dubai Supreme Council of EnergyUnited Arab Emirates
6. Moving from preventive to predictive maintenance with emerging technology
Andrea Di Gregorio, Director, Energy Efficiency and Renewables Office, Municipality of Ras Al KhaimahUnited Arab Emirates
Feb 1914:20
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PANEL Sustainable investments, challenges and opportunities in the MENA region

The Solar Show
  • Strategies to mitigate risk in MENA’s renewable energy investment
  • What role has financing played in achieving record-low tariffs?
  • Amending lenders and sponsors views of the region’s risk profile
  • Driving equity financing for solar energy projects
  • Financing approaches to solar-plus-storage systems
Adil Diani, Chief Engineer, Ministry of Industry, Investment Trade and Digital EconomyMorocco
Sherine Abdeen, Project Manager: PPP Central Unit, Minister of FinanceEgypt
Feb 1914:20
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PANEL Shifting the winds in your favour with energy storage

The Wind Show
  • Examining recent market developments
  • National storage integration strategies, support schemes, technological advancements and expansion scenarios
  • Capitalising on storage as an enabler for the deployment of wind power
  • Assessing the prerequisites for energy storage market growth: competitiveness, demand, frameworks
Amin Al Yaquob, Chief Executive Officer, Green Gulf AssociationSaudi Arabia
Iyad Muslih Al-Sartawi, Director, Energy CenterJordan
Mohamed Selim, Managing Director: Extra High Voltage Research Center, Egyptian Electricity Holding CompanyEgypt
Feb 1914:20
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Pushing renewables boundaries: Noor Ouarzazate Solar Plant

Project Updates
  • The path to sourcing 52% of installed capacity from renewable energy by 2030
  • Choosing the right technologies and technical configurations
  • Project update of the world’s largest CSP solar plant
  • Commissioning status of Noor Midelt, Noor Tafilalet and Noor PV 2 projects
Ali Zerouali, Director of International Cooperation and Development, Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy - MASENMorocco
Feb 1914:40
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PANEL The investor perspective: what long-term owners want

The Solar Show
  • Weighing up early-stage development risk vs high developer fees
  • Vertical integration or specialisation?
  • Examining the impact of tariffs and other regulatory considerations on capital costs
  • Evaluating project origination strategies and what they’re looking for in the utility and commercial solar industries
  • The impact of debt financing on project IRR and equity IRR
Feb 1914:40
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Emerging technologies for stable and secure grid management

The Wind Show
  • Harnessing the rise in intermittent and decentralised energy resources without compromising quality of service, resilience or reliability
  • Enabling the integration and coordination of energy systems across the electric grid
  • Introducing emerging architectures for connection and coordination of grid assets: cloud-based and distributed peer-to-peer platforms, flexible plug-and-play designs and distributed decision making distribution levels
  • Exploring opportunities for disruptive methods for large-scale power system optimisation
  • Laying the foundation for a flexible, reliable and resilient future grid
Feb 1914:40
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Panel: Keeping on track for 2020 renewable goals

Project Updates
  • Achieving 42% renewable energy by 2020 and 52% by 2030
  • Keeping up the momentum: commissioning 300 MW of wind projects in 2018
  • Project update: starting construction on the 800 MW Noor-Midelt solar power complex
  • Partnering with African countries to facilitate the exchange of expertise and reinforce the economic development of the continent
Eng. Joseph Oteng Otogo, Board Member, Electricity Regulatory AuthorityUganda
Feb 1915:00
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The role of PPP’s in unlocking capital for renewable energy

The Solar Show
  • From concept design to project execution: how PPP’s will enable and support diversification goals in the Middle East
  • Assessing the regulatory landscape in the Middle East to support renewable energy projects
  • Expanding the role of public and private participation for future opportunitiesEnquire to sponsor
Feb 1915:00
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Fostering next generation batteries for smart grids

The Wind Show
  • Making large-scale, stable, efficient and affordable batteries a reality
  • Increasing the energy capacity of batteries for smart grids and wind turbines
  • Innovating the innovation reward process
  • Lithium batteries: offering a huge potential for energy storage at a low costEnquire to sponsor
Feb 1915:00
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Case Study: Taking a look at the Moroccan Integrated Wind Program 1000 MW

Project Updates
  • Supporting the development of renewable energies, particularly, research and development, the wind industry and the creation of Jobs in Morocco
  • Obtaining installed capacity from wind energy, from 280 MW in 2010 to 2,000 MW in 2020 and activation to reach around 5,000 MW by 2030 ;
  • Making Morocco like an industrial Hub in wind power for the future
Feb 1915:20
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Panel: Empowering the powerless: providing communities with affordable and reliable access

The Solar Show
  • Examining the opportunity for fully distributed solar home systems (SHSs)
  • Energy access as a gateway for financial empowerment
  • Facing the challenges to deployment
  • Utilising distributed-energy technologies
Feb 1915:20
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PANEL IPOs: Bringing fresh wind in renewable energy financing

The Wind Show
  • What’s on the horizon for wind project finance?
  • Examining the differing roles and approaches of private and public finance
  • Understanding where investment is coming from
  • Evaluating emerging new business and ownership models: unlocking the potential for long term sources of finance
Helmy Ghazi, Managing Director, Head of Global Banking, HSBCEgypt
Tarek Al Amad, Chief Executive Officer, European Renewable Energy ProjectsJordan
Feb 1915:20
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Pursuit of Green Growth - The Transformation of Sustainable Energy in the MENA Region

Project Updates
  • Pursuing green economy through an integrated energy strategy and policies
  • Explaining the Sustainable Energy Model; regulatory framework, stakeholder engagement, PPP, funding, cleaner energy and energy efficiency
  • What is the government’s role in steering sustainable growth and security of supply in an era of global instability?
  • Carbon Abatement strategy and climate change initiative
  • Employing the PPP model for funding of new energy projects.
  • Dubai’s success stories: reflecting on its regulatory framework, projects and 2030 energy roadmap
Taher Diab, Senior Director of Strategy and Planning, Dubai Supreme Council of EnergyUnited Arab Emirates
Feb 1915:40
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Mini-grids: moving towards a scalable model

The Solar Show
  • Defining a mini-grid: serving multiple customers with ground-based infrastructure
  • Flexible, easy to use and adaptable to local needs and conditions
  • Considering all policy and regulatory implications
Yonnas Kefle, Chief Executive Officer, Global Trade and Development CorporationUnited States
Feb 1915:40
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Debt financing: developing bankable renewable energy projects

The Wind Show
  • Streamlining project finance and addressing issues in bankability
  • The rise of non-recourse financing: affordable debt
  • Examining financial instruments and structures preferred by developers and lenders
  • Can financing models be standardised or replicated to simplify processes and decrease turnaround times?
  • Addressing political, construction and currency risks
  • Financing of net metering solutions to increase competitiveness of Egyptian industries
José Luis Bobes, Team Lead, GEFF (Green Economy Financing Facility)South Africa
Feb 1915:40
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Case Study: Overview on Sharjah Government energy efficiency - retrofitting Program

Project Updates
  • Introducing Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) retrofit programme
  • Encouraging participation through incentives – the benefits of joining SEWA
  • Explaining the challenges of helping organizations increase efficiency
  • How the programme will benefit Sharjah’s goal of 30% energy savings by 2020
  • Looking forward – what the future holds for the SEWA retrofit programme
Feb 1916:00
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Rethinking energy: Moving towards a new power system

The Solar Show
  • Transitioning from a grid-tied fossil fuel power system to an off-grid renewable and cleaner power system
  • Optimizing design of off grid solar PV/hydrogen fuel cell power systems
  • Evaluating the need for more innovative power systems
Yonnas Kefle, Chief Executive Officer, Global Trade and Development CorporationUnited States
Feb 1916:00
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Streamlining onshore and offshore wind power financing

The Wind Show
  • Identifying desirable financing strategies for medium to large scale wind projects
  • Overcoming obstacles in securing financing
  • Evolving offshore wind financing across the value chain
  • Going beyond bankability: structuring financing agreements to reduce project risks
  • Financing without offtake agreements or FIT approvals: is it possible in the MENA region?
  • Does the presence of a multilateral investor affect other investor appetites?Enquire to sponsor
José Luis Bobes, Team Lead, GEFF (Green Economy Financing Facility)South Africa
Feb 1916:00
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Ras Al Khaimah Energy Strategy: an example of an integrated approach to energy efficiency and renewables transformation

Project Updates
  • Taking a look at the Ras Al Khaimah Energy Efficiency and Renewables Strategy 2040: a roadmap for integration of renewable energy and energy conservation
  • Approaches to new and existing buildings: lessons learnt for policy makers
  • Green building regulations: looking for the right balance between environmental and economic sustainability
  • Participation from the private sector: business opportunities
Andrea Di Gregorio, Director, Energy Efficiency and Renewables Office, Municipality of Ras Al KhaimahUnited Arab Emirates
Feb 1916:30
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Keynote: Transforming renewable energy with big data

Keynotes
  • Harnessing artificial intelligence and big data for more accurate and sophisticated energy forecasting
  • Utilising analytics and automation to improve operations and to manage distributed resources
  • Can legacy energy players reinvent themselves?
  • Reducing renewable energy production costs with advanced technologies and optimising energy yields Reserved for platinum sponsor
Feb 1916:50
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Keynote panel: Global Energy Leaders Panel

Keynotes
  • Observing the evolving energy landscape: who are the future players and what are the new market realities?
  • Ensuring energy security and safeguarding capacity
  • Can solar and wind grow against a backdrop of low coal and oil prices? What are the realistic prospects for displacing thermal and hydro power generation capacity?
  • How new technologies will shape planning decisions and regulatory behaviour going forward
  • Policies, technologies and business models needed to be adopted in order to move ahead
  • Emulating the success of countries such as China, India, Germany & USA in the MENA region
Morten Langsholdt, VP Project Development, Scatec SolarEgypt
Feb 1917:10
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Keynote panel: Girl Power: How women in MENA are joining forces to create the workplace of the future

Keynotes
  • Understanding the MENA energy sector and the roles available for women
  • Highlighting the evidence that shows how the presence of women in the workplace has the possibility to increase profitability, return on investment and innovation.
  • Building an awareness of senior roles being acquired by women in MENA in the renewable energy sector
  • Discussing how to navigate through a male dominated sector to succeed
  • Reflecting on success stories and identifying winning strategies that drive career success for women in the energy industry

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Feb 2009:00
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International keynote address: Building a clean energy future, today: from technology development to system integration

Keynotes
  • Accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy
  • Creating a modern, hi-tech industry with advanced technologies
  • Fostering modernisation and transformation through digitalisation, agility and mindset change
  • Diversifying the energy mix to boost economic development and security while reducing costs
  • Convening all relevant stakeholders for a common and inclusive understanding on national energy transition priorities
Feb 2009:20
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International keynote address: Utilising game changing technologies

Keynotes
  • Revolutionising the trading and selling of electricity through blockchain technology
  • Cryptocommodities: how token-based finance and business models are accelerating decentralised energy
  • Realising the true potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning: improving accessibility and efficiency
  • Accelerating ‘prosumers’ market integration
  • Adopting drone technology: driving efficiency, safety and ‘snapshot’ reports
Feb 2010:00
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Keynote: Scaling up renewable energy generation

Keynotes
  • Unravelling the driving forces behind the solar power boom
  • Harnessing the power of strategic partnerships to spur growth
  • Unlocking expanses of ocean worldwide for generating wind power
  • Upgrading and repowering existing infrastructure
  • Predicting and preparing for ongoing regulatory, political and environmental changesReserved for platinum sponsor
Feb 2011:20
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PANEL Taking operations and maintenance to the next level

The Solar Show
  • Addressing the growing need for multiple O&M providers to work together for particular asset owners
  • Facilitating faster, better and more efficient solar O&M
  • Weighing up the potential of aerial inspection technologies
  • Examining all areas: PV module integrated electronics, single and three phase inverters, off-grid and battery inverters, feedback control systems, grid codes
  • Power electronics for PV and battery systems
Feb 2011:20
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PANEL Making today’s wind technology more competitive

The Wind Show
  • Optimising the design and performance of wind turbines
  • Increasing return on installed capacity and reducing costs
  • Minimising Total Life Cycle Costs (TLC) with remote equipment monitoring, special high-humidity systems, optimised weight-efficiency ratios and carefully calculated magnet placement
  • Economies of scale: revving-up Annual Energy Production (AEP)
  • Enabling wind power plant owners to deliver efficient, reliable, and cost-effective energy in record time
Feb 2011:20
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Project update: Tunur Concentrated Solar Power Plant

Project Updates
  • Making the solar power export dream a reality
  • Building one of the largest thermal solar facilities on earth
  • Providing economic development in an environmentally sustainable way
Feb 2011:40
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Repowering large scale assets and PV systems

The Solar Show
  • Replacing old modules and inverters with new higher capacity components
  • Installing components with the latest technology
  • Examining the prospects arising from power plant modernisation for general contractors, project developers, and technology suppliers
  • Understanding the effect of antireflective coating of solar glass in the performance of solar PV modules
Amgad Elhewehy, Manager of Solar Testing Laboratories, New & Renewable Energy AuthorityEgypt
Feb 2011:40
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Modernising wind power with blockchain technology

The Wind Show
  • Driving utility transformation in a distributed world
  • Examining legal and regulatory hurdles: what needs to change?
  • Building an energy-efficient blockchain to accelerate grid decarbonisation
  • Creating a more inclusive ecosystem: enabling high-quality data to be exchanged freely
  • Are we ready for real-world implementation?
  • Imagining a decentralised future of energy where the digital currency becomes the energy meter
Mohammad Khaled Al Hassan, Acting CIO, Department of Energy Abu DhabiUnited Arab Emirates
Feb 2011:40
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Tunisia case study: shifting from fossil fuels to renewables

Project Updates
  • Developing, implementing and monitoring national energy efficiency programmes
  • Adopting the country’s third energy efficient programme
  • Investing $1.8 billion in renewable energy projects by 2020
Feb 2012:00
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Enhancing the bankability of O&M strategies

The Solar Show
  • Mitigating technical risks in PV investment through quality infrastructure
  • Improving the finance-ability and attractiveness of PV investments
  • Engaging all stakeholders to identify, manage and control potential technical, legal & economical risks through entire project lifecycle
Feb 2012:00
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The role of Hydrogen for large scale wind and solar integration in the energy system

The Wind Show
  • Considering hydrogen as an ideal energy carrier for the future
  • Explaining the significance and importance of hydrogen in renewable energy
  • ·Looking at leading hydrogen initiatives and trends on a global scale
Feb 2012:00
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Boosting Algeria’s energy generating capacity

Project Updates
  • The pathway to achieving 25,000 MW by 2025
  • Building 1,500 MW of solar power plants each year
  • Diversifying energy sources and promoting sustainable development
Feb 2012:10
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Data rules: using intelligent solar trackers

The Solar Show
  • Providing solar trackers in desert conditions
  • Maximising solar asset value with superior tracking components
  • Reducing risk through reliability
  • Intelligently overseeing tracking systems based on real-time data analysis
  • Realising the important of data mining: reducing downtime and O&M costsReserved for sponsor
Feb 2012:10
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Building next generation wind turbines

The Wind Show
  • Recognising wind turbine blades as a key component in reducing the levelised cost of energy
  • Moving towards ultra-long blades
  • Increasing annual energy production (AEP) and predictable operational expense (OPEX)
  • Securing high aerodynamic performance during the entire lifetime of a wind turbineReserved for sponsor
Feb 2012:10
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Building an intercontinental energy corridor between North Africa and Europe

Project Updates
  • Contributing significantly to the decarbonisation of the European grid
  • Enhancing the Tunisian economy
  • Project updates on the corridorReserved for sponsor
Feb 2012:20
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Project Update Roundtables

Keynotes
Arguably the most important aspect of the show! Join these 40 minute interactive sessions designed to give you a first look at 2019 and 2020 project opportunities, tenders, techniques and technologies being implemented to build networks of the future. Enjoy sessions led by those in charge at key government departments, EPCs and solution providers designed to promote, discuss and debate.
1. Unlocking solar opportunities in Tunisia: latest project updates
2. Moving from preventive to predictive maintenance with emerging technology
4. Strategies to maximise energy grid cybersecurity
6. Expanding the use of renewable energy in Algeria
Feb 2014:20
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PANEL Crowdsourcing: the future of PV systems and technologies

The Solar Show
  • The crowd-powered market shift to energy decentralisation and renewable sources
  • Revolutionising the transition toward sustainable energy
  • Lowering the risk: increase the investments
  • Commercialising scalable, disruptive clean energy technologies and business model innovations
P R Reddy, Senior Consultant, National Institute of Solar EnergyIndia
Ehab Farouk, Manager of Planning, Ministry of Electricity & Renewable EnergyEgypt
Pablo Otin, Vice President, Emerging Markets, 8Minutenergy RenewablesUnited States
Feb 2014:20
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PANEL Developers perspectives: overcoming bottlenecks in developing large scale wind projects

The Wind Show
  • What can be done to accelerate wind power development?
  • Experiences from project developers already rolling out wind projects in MENA
  • Reflecting on projects developed over the past year: what were the greatest obstacles and what can we take away?
  • How can the industry work with governments to develop support mechanisms that will drive further wind power development?
  • Overcoming regulatory and financing hurdles
  • Supporting the development of offshore windfarms with LiDARs
Feb 2014:20
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INTERVIEW Reaching new heights: moving Kuwait closer to its 2030 renewable energy goals

Project Updates
  • Building new solar and wind capacity: recognising its potential to cut costs, reduce emissions and divert fuel to export markets
  • Providing a clean and cost-saving substitute for the country’s current power sources
  • Taking a look at Kuwait’s ambitious plan to produce up to 3GW of renewable energy by 2030 through a two phase approach
Feb 2014:40
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Harnessing solar module manufacturing

The Solar Show
  • What prospects are there for new domestic facilities in the region?
  • Setting expectations for supply-demand
  • Choosing the optimal technology for hot climates to increase the return on PV investment
  • Supporting module reliability and durability in climatic areas
  • Adaptations to cope with soiling of modules
Feb 2014:40
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Revealing the pillars of modern wind resource assessment

The Wind Show
  • Accurately estimating the wind resource and energy output of each wind turbine over its lifetime
  • Breaking down the three pillars:- Sophisticated physical models- Onsite observational data- Machine-learning algorithms: fusing physical models with observational data
  • Gleaning insight from the Weather Research & Forecasting (WRF) model
Feb 2014:40
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Building the world’s largest solar steam plant Oman: Miraah

Project Updates
  • Harnessing the sun’s rays to produce steam
  • Creating new opportunities in supply chain development, manufacturing capability, and employment and training
  • Generating 6,000 tonnes of steam daily
  • Project update on the current status
Feb 2015:00
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Case study: A home-grown PV panel manufacturing facility

The Solar Show
  • Putting power back in the hands of the people
  • Anticipating and facilitating a shift towards renewable energy
  • Reducing cost: no import or customs tax
  • Adapting quickly to meet market demands
Feb 2015:00
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Taking wind modelling to new heights: from micro to mesoscale

The Wind Show
  • Generating the next generation of the wind resource data-sets
  • Combining meso and microscales for improved accuracy and predications
  • Modelling the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL) to better integrate wind farm design tools and meteorological models
  • Coupling meteorological and wind engineering flow models
Feb 2015:00
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Achieving the path to Bahrain’s National Renewable Energy Action Plan

Project Updates
  • Targeting 6% efficiency by 2025
  • Encouraging local and distributed generation to meet local demand
  • Allowing large industrial consumers to create their own generation facilities
Feb 2015:20
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Driving independence in energy supply: empowering customers to become their own utility

The Solar Show
  • Allowing solar power producers to store unlimited amounts of energy they produce on a virtual electricity account
  • Making it possible to recharge electric vehicles (EVs) on the electricity produced by the consumer
  • Selling surplus solar energy directly to neighbours or sharing with friends
  • Empowering customers to act as their own independent energy managers
Herta Von Stiegel, Founder & Executive Chair, Ariya CapitalKenya
Feb 2015:20
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Unleashing the true potential of wind energy: optimising turbine efficiency

The Wind Show
  • Improving wind turbine operations and ensuring continuous improvements in harsh weather conditions
  • Ensuring optimal performance, consistent power, safe and reliable operations of wind turbines
  • How to ensure continuous operations in the high temperature, sand and dust conditions?
Ehab Farouk, Manager of Planning, Ministry of Electricity & Renewable EnergyEgypt
Feb 2015:20
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Realising the potential: highlighting the investment opportunity in Jordan

Project Updates
  • Transitioning from reliance on external sources of power towards a more independent energy generation mix
  • Tapping into the highest PV capacity in the region
  • Updates on the biggest solar and wind projects: Baynouna Solar Energy
Feb 2015:40
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Egypt case study: Achieving 2000 MW through Feed-in Tariff (FiT) projects

The Solar Show
  • Analysing how government, local authorities, qualified developers and other stakeholders plan to develop smaller wind projects
  • Guaranteeing adequate compensation for renewable energy producers
  • Discussing the steps to be taken to gain the necessary licenses prior to construction
  • Mitigating the technical and financial challenges in developing small scale wind power projects
  • How important will FiT’s be in the future?
Lamya Youssef Abdel Hakim, Sector Head of Private Projects, Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company EETCEgypt
Feb 2015:40
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Managing and mitigating the risks in wind power

The Wind Show
  • Examining common insurance risks associated with wind projects
  • How to protect assets against costly set-backs
  • Enhancing risk management programmes
  • Optimising digital wind cyber security: protecting against potential cyber attacks
  • Predicting wind flow to allow for optimum positioning of wind farms
  • Simulating technical financial risk
Feb 2015:40
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Investing in one of the fastest growing energy markets globally: Turkey

Project Updates
  • Increasing the share of renewable sources in the country’s total installed power to 30% by 2023
  • Facilitating renewables with encouraging policies backed by favorable feed-in tariffs
  • Giving the country’s energy sector a highly competitive structure with its privatisation programme
Feb 2016:10
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Reimagining utilities for a digital era

The Solar Show
  • Adopting flexible pricing models and dynamic tariffs
  • Reducing the need for conventional peak plants
  • Using smart metering as a demand response enabler
  • Meeting changing customer needs by opening new digital channels
  • Creating a robust distribution grid infrastructureReserved for sponsor
Feb 2016:10
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Planning for the challenges of offshore wind turbines

The Wind Show
  • Developing predictive maintenance machine learning technologies
  • Transitioning turbine maintenance from a calendar based to a conditioning schedule: analysing the real behavior of turbines in use
  • Developing offshore test sites
  • Undertaking thorough and continuous risk assessment throughout the project lifecycleReserved for sponsor
Feb 2016:10
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Update on Lebanon’s sustainable achievements

Project Updates
  • Understanding which initiatives are in place to support energy access, efficiency and sustainability
  • Evaluating the impact of the CEDRO 4 project
  • Promoting small-scale renewable energy sources
  • Enhancing the drive towards a green economyReserved for sponsor
last published: 04/Nov/18 08:15 GMT

 

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